* 1 medium onion, sliced fine * Canola oil * 4 lbs. chicken, cut up * 4 cups water * Salt and pepper to taste * Paprika to taste * 3 Tbs. flour ½ cup water * 2 cups flour * 3 eggs * Salt and pepper to taste * Paprika to taste * Boiling water * 1 teaspoon salt
1. In a pot, sauté onion in canola oil. 2. Add chicken and 4 cups water. 3. Add salt, pepper and paprika and cook slowly over medium heat until chicken is tender, about 30 - 40 minutes. 4. Meantime, in a bowl, make a paste of the 3 tablespoons flour and ½ cup water. 5. Pour over chicken and let come to a boil for 1 minute. 6. Remove from heat.
FOR DUMPLINGS: 1. In a bowl, mix 2 cups flour and eggs. 2. Add salt, pepper and paprika and enough water to make a soft batter. 3. Beat well. 4. Heat soup pot of water with 1 teaspoon salt. 5. Dip a teaspoon into the boiling water to prevent sticking of batter. 6. Drop the batter, ½ teaspoon at a time into boiling water. 7. Cook until tender. 8. Remove to a colander and rinse with warm water. 9. Place dumplings on top of the chicken.